The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 88 37 54
Rank change year-on-year -51 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Retail 23 129 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.85% 6.63% 4.40%
As % of the General category 7.12% 15.47% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 98 77
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £31,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,402 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 323 834 1115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.94% 42.88% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 236 583 586
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Retail as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Reading

Retail
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Reading.

Salary trend for Retail in Reading

Retail
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in Reading

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Retail.

1 18 (30.51%) Marketing
2 15 (25.42%) Finance
3 13 (22.03%) XML
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) Presales
6 10 (16.95%) Degree
7 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
7 9 (15.25%) Analytics
7 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.56%) Java
8 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
9 7 (11.86%) Back Office
9 7 (11.86%) SQL
9 7 (11.86%) Oracle
9 7 (11.86%) Windows
9 7 (11.86%) ITIL
9 7 (11.86%) CRM
9 7 (11.86%) jQuery
10 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.17%) SaaS
10 6 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
10 6 (10.17%) Driving Licence
10 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
10 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
10 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.17%) SOA
10 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) SaaS
2 5 (8.47%) IaaS
2 5 (8.47%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (8.47%) PaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
1 5 (8.47%) LAN
1 5 (8.47%) WAN
2 4 (6.78%) Broadband
3 3 (5.08%) RFID
3 3 (5.08%) WLAN
4 2 (3.39%) 4G
4 2 (3.39%) BGP
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.39%) Junos
4 2 (3.39%) MPLS
4 2 (3.39%) OSPF
4 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
1 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.47%) DTS
2 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.47%) OLAP
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (8.47%) Power BI
2 5 (8.47%) Snowflake Schema
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (8.47%) Star Schema
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Maven
2 1 (1.69%) Hudson
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 18 (30.51%) Marketing
2 15 (25.42%) Finance
3 9 (15.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (11.86%) Back Office
5 5 (8.47%) Banking
5 5 (8.47%) Legal
5 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.39%) Billing
7 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Developer
2 8 (13.56%) Architect
2 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Designer
4 6 (10.17%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) BPM Designer
5 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Data Centre Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Migration Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Sales Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Account Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) XML
2 7 (11.86%) jQuery
3 6 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (8.47%) Dojo
4 5 (8.47%) DOM
5 4 (6.78%) HTML
6 3 (5.08%) Web Services
7 2 (3.39%) CSS
7 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.39%) JPA
7 2 (3.39%) REST
7 2 (3.39%) Spring
7 2 (3.39%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.69%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.69%) CSS3
8 1 (1.69%) HTML5
8 1 (1.69%) LESS
8 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.69%) Sass
8 1 (1.69%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Driving Licence
1 6 (10.17%) Handset
2 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (8.47%) NHS
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) EPoS
4 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Android
3 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) Presales
3 9 (15.25%) Analytics
3 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.86%) CRM
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.17%) Scrum
5 6 (10.17%) Security Management
5 6 (10.17%) SOA
5 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Process Improvement
6 5 (8.47%) QMS
6 5 (8.47%) SDLC
6 5 (8.47%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) Java
1 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.86%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) C#
3 5 (8.47%) Python
3 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.78%) C++
5 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.08%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) Pig Latin
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) Tcl
7 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.39%) CCIE
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) BMC
3 5 (8.47%) IBM
3 5 (8.47%) Pega
3 5 (8.47%) PlateSpin
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) webMethods
4 3 (5.08%) CenturyLink
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Juniper
6 1 (1.69%) ATG
6 1 (1.69%) Huawei
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